You will explore and identify value in professional associations related to their career field. Consider your top occupational choice you are interested in at this time and search for professional associations linked to this industry. To help you, watch the video What Are Professional Associations? You may also want to explore the following links: • The Perks of Professional Organizations • Find Professional Associations Instructions: After completing your research, answer the following questions: 1. What is your top occupational choice at this time? 2. Explore two professional associations linked to the industry. 3. Give a brief description of the associations and how you think they may be helpful in your career exploration and development. • Find out what the fees are for signing up and if they provide any discounts for students. • Are there any upcoming conferences being sponsored by the association? If so, when, where, and how much is registration? Are you considering attending them? Honors students are expected to join an association as a student member, allowing them to conduct more independent research to identify opportunities for networking and making connections in their career field. Honors students will describe how their membership will enhance their professional skills and brand.